Locally and globally, the need for quality public health professionals has never been greater. As the only school of public health in South Carolina, the Arnold School of Public Health is making a vital impact through innovative research, education and outreach programs.
As the primary public health research and education resource for the citizens of South Carolina, we prepare the next generation of professional practitioners and scholars to serve our communities and impact disease prevention through public health education and intervention.
Established in 1975 as the 19th accredited school of public health in the nation, the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina continues to experience record enrollments with major growth in student enrollment and faculty research funding. We have a broad range of academic programs, world-renowned areas of research expertise and far-reaching centers and community programs. The Arnold School of Public Health is improving public health by preparing future scholars and the public health work force as well as conducting, translating and disseminating groundbreaking research. Our six departments are home to nationally recognized faculty, award-winning students, and impactful research and community engagement activities.